Current Affairs

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Hundreds of people were said to have been out shopping after days of being unable to buy basic provisions. Click to enlarge

Israel Warned SEVENTEEN Times That School it Shelled Housed Civilian Refugees

IDF informed SEVENTEEN times to ensure UN school’s protection – the last time being just TWO HOURS before the fatal shelling

IDF battle-weary and shaken by level resistance in Shujaiyeh, Gaza. Click to enlarge

Ten More Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza

More Israeli soldiers were killed in fighting Monday. So what does the IDF do? It kills more Palestinian children

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (left) announced Britain would send 1,300 troops to take part in Exercise Black Eagle during a visit to Warsaw with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (second left), meeting their Polish counterparts, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski (right) and Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak (second right). Click to enlarge

Britain Sends 1,300 Troops to Eastern Europe for ‘Exercise Black Eagle’

The West continues to up the ante with Russia deploying more troops and aircraft close to its borders

Israeli air strike on Gaza City on Tuesday, July 22. Click to enlarge

Gaza Strip’s biggest hospital ‘hit by Israeli missile’

This is the second time in a week that Israeli fire has hit a Palestinian hospital. These aren’t errors. This is part of Israel’s ‘War OF Terror’ against Palestinians

U.S. evacuates Libya embassy after ‘free-wheeling militia violence’

Of course the irony here is that the U.S. led removal of Gaddafi paved the way for the current chaos in Libya. So while U.S. embassy staff can just leave, under armed guard, ordinary Libyans have to live with the consequences

Israel is attacking a strip on the fringes of Gaza. Denizens are evacuating it.

Israel Sabotages Ceasefire

Roy Tov on why the Zionists are opposed to a ceasefire in Gaza

Collapse of Ukraine Government: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Resigns amidst Pressures Exerted by the IMF

The resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy opens the way for the possible deployment of NATO forces in Ukraine. Michel Chussudovky explains

The Long and Triumphant March of Jewish Gibberish

Is there really ‘equivalence’ of any conceivable kind between the two sides in this conflict?

In Gaza, Hamas fighters and bases are among civilians. Just like in Israel

Lines are blurred when a guerrilla war is fought in as dense a place as Gaza but the IDF’s HQ is also surrounded by civilians

Israeli tanks move near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday. Later a U.N. school compound in Gaza was hit by IDF tanks shells, killing at least 15. Click to enlarge

At least 15 dead after Israeli fire hits UN school in Gaza Strip

Israeli tanks shell a U.N. school compound in Gaza and the silence from the West over Israeli crimes is deafening

Hamas fighters sit during an anti Israel parade in Nov, 2013. Click to enlarge

Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

As its losses mount, the Israeli Defence Force is forced to acknowledge that it has met a “formidable enemy on the battlefield”

Another Massacre in Gaza, This Time in Khan Younis

It appears that Israel has embarked to deliberately policy of terrorism. Targeting hospitals and residential districts on the pretext that they are combating terrorism

The smoke from battle drifts over Gaza

Israeli soldier captured, 70 Palestinians reported dead in worst day of conflict

Although the capture is still unconfirmed, Hamas is proving more resilient than expected

MH17: Hillary Clinton says Russian-backed rebels likely shot down plane

Former U.S. Secretary of State says “Putin has gone too far” and “there should be outrage in European capitols”

Smoke rises over Gaza as Israel announces ground offensive

Israel using ‘poisonous gas’ in Gaza incursions

Reports of Israel using “poisonous gas” as long-awaited Gaza ground offensive gets underway and IDF suffers first fatality

Smoke rises above the crash site of what is thought to be the Malasia Airlines Boeing 777. Click to enlarge

Malaysian Passenger Plane Goes Down Near Ukrainian-Russian Border

Shot down by missile while flying over conflict zone

Israeli civilian becomes first to die in conflict after being struck by mortar just hours after ceasefire plans backed by Tony Blair crumble

Hamas reportedly doesn’t trust Tony Blair and who can blame them?

Israel bombards Gaza after Hamas rejects proposals and resumes rocket attacks

Israel agreed to Egypt-brokered truce but resumes bombing after Palestinian group says its demands were not met

UK child abuse inquiry head resigns after media pressure

The appointment of Butler-Ross to head the inquiry calls into question the prime minister’s motives. Does he want to expose past crimes? Or does he want to bury them?

Is Israel Trying to Bomb Gaza Back to the Dark Ages?

Israeli Interior Minister: “The Goal of the Operation Is to Send Gaza Back to the Middle Ages”, “Destroying All the Infrastructure Including Roads and Water”